VIDEO: Study Shows, Wealthy People Break the Law More Often

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Study Shows, Wealthy People Break the Law More Often In a recent study at the University of California, Berkley, researchers examined the link between wealth and altruism.  What does wealth really do to people? The above video shows an episode of Paul Solman’s Making Sen$e segment, where he travels to the University of California, Berkeley, to examine […]

The Hunted and the Hated: An Inside Look at the NYPD’s Stop and Frisk

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A secret audio recording of a stop-and-frisk in action sheds unprecedented light on a practice that has put the city’s young people of color in the NYPD’s crosshairs. Read the full story at: http://www.thenation.com/ An Inside Look at the NYPD’s Stop and Frisk

The LATINAS THINK BIG™ Event Heads to Los Angeles!

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LATINAS THINK BIG™ Event Brings Together Innovative Latina Thought Leaders at Google’s Los Angeles Offices this October 11th, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 26, 2013  New York, NY – After a successful inaugural event in NYC, the next stop of the LATINAS THINK BIG™ national tour, will be in Los Angeles, hosted at Google’s office, […]

President Obama’s speech at the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington DC

President Obama spoke on Wednesday, August 28th at the Lincoln Memorial on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.  Watch what he had to say in the video below. 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Speech Transcript To the King family, who have sacrificed and inspired so much, to President Clinton, President Carter, […]

WATCH: This is what white privilege looks like

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Here’s a great video clip from Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequality. In the video, a woman discusses an incidence of white privilege and demonstrates just how much power a light completion can elicit. ORIGINAL: By Cracking the Codes.

Sagging Pants Could Get You Jail Time in St. Louis

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According to St. Louis native and social justice blogger at Michelle Parrinello-Cason, sagging pants is about to become a crime in St. Louis. An ordinance which currently includes nudity, sexual acts and public urination as forms of indecent exposure, could also make it illegal to “wear pants below the waist, which expose skin or undergarments”. Read […]

WATCH: Advance Your Career as a Blogger {Webinar Recap}

There is a brief audio issue at the beginning of the video, but please stick with us as there is tons of great information to be shared!  :) We want to say a special thank you to everyone who joined us for our first LIVE webinar last night!  We had a great time connecting with […]

#L4LL Día Blog Hop: Jungle Tales by Jeff Zorilla #Giveaway

Jungle Tales by Jeff Zorilla

We are excited to share a guest post by Jeff Zorilla, author of a new English translation of Jungle Tales, as part of the Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros Blog Hop. The blog hop is part of an initiative by Latinas4LatinoLit.org, a collective of Latina bloggers who hope to shine a light on published Latino […]

Dr. Angélica Pérez-Litwin Launches ELLA Leadership Institute, a professional development platform Latina professionals

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For Immediate Release: Announcing the Official Launch of ELLA Leadership Institute and Inaugural Annual Conference at Columbia University New York, NY | March 11, 2013 - The Ella Leadership Institute is the first professional development platform to launch this 2013 for Latina women whose participation will advance their careers and leadership, and connect them to a network […]

FREE EVENT: Mixed Marrow Donor Drive + Mixed Heritage Week {MAR 28, 2013}

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Join Mixed Marrow and Icla da Silva at UPenn on March 28, 2013 for Mixed Heritage Week! The drive will be held at the UPenn campus at the Hall of Flags from 12noon-5pm. If you are in the area, feel free to join stop by! If you are not nearby and a healthy adult between 18-44, please consider donating via […]

FREE EVENT: Hapa Japan Festival & Conference in Los Angeles {APR 2-6, 2013}

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Hapa Japan Festival is a FREE EVENT celebrating mixed-race and mixed-roots Japanese people and culture.  The event will take place on April 2-6, 2013 in Los Angeles, and will include a concert featuring hapa artists, a comedy night at East West Players, readings by award-winning authors, a historical exhibit at the Japanese American National Museum, film screenings […]